Dates For Your Diary 2017

Last updated on Friday 26th April

January Happy New Year!

Saturday 7th - Term Commences

Hope you all had a fab Christmas. Welcome back :-)

Class 3s & First Steps Street Dance please check out the

Timetable on the Member's Area.

Tickets on sale for our celebration & presentation event.


Saturday 4th

It's time to party at our Celebration of Achievement Presentation & Family Disco at The Pavillions Runcorn.

Ticket Allocation Information


Sunday 5th - NATD Modern Stage

More CPD for our Teachers.

Friday 17th - Launching our Online Shop

Dance related Gifts, Accessories & More!


Exam Coaching

Extra private lessons are available during the school holidays, please get in touch for details.

Easter Bonnet 8th & 10th & Raffle 

Look out for raffle tickets being sent home.

Easter Break 

No classes from lunchtime Tuesday 11th April (Fit 2 Dance is still on in the morning).

Alice In Wonderland - Wednesday 19th

A1 Family outing to see Ballet Theatre UK performing at The Brindley.

Next planned outing.

Thursday 26th October to see  the Russian National Ballet's production of The Nutcracker at The Brindley.

New Term Starts

Classes resume Thursday 20th April.

Rehearsals for One Small Step

For times please see OSS info. on Member's area.



Tuesday 30th - Rehearsal

Full cast Rehearsal for OSS, all A1 Dancers taking part are required to attend. More details to follow.

Wednesday 31st - One Small Step

Charity Show at The Brindley in aid of Cancer Research. A1 Dancers Babes Plus & Up are invited to take part.

More details to follow.


Saturday 24th - NATD Exam Session

Please see exam info. on Member's area. Exam fees to be in as soon as possible.

(Timetable to be confirmed once all fees are in)

Provisional Date for next NATD Exam Session Saturday 25th November.


Watching Weeks - Times are on the A1 Dance Student's Group on Facebook

Saturday 1st - Junior Tap & First Steps Street Dance.

Saturday 8th - Babes Ballet & Modern, First Steps Tap, Stepping Up Tap, Classes 3 & 4 Ballet.

Monday 10th - Babes Ballet & Modern, Classes 3, 4 & 5 Ballet, Class 1 Modern.


Saturday 1st - Warming Up

Saturday 8th - Strength & Stamina

Saturday 15th - Safe Stretching Technique & Flexibility

Saturday 22nd - All About Turning

Saturday 29th - Leaps & Jumps

Saturday 29th - Break up after classes.

A1 Dance children's classes are generally closed for the Easter weekend, all of August & two weeks at Christmas.

Any other closures will be notified as soon as possible & fees adjusted accordingly.


1st and 2nd - International Dance Teachers Conference

Teaching staff attend this prestigious event for continued professional development.

Saturday 19th or 26th - Early Bird Registration Day - Date TBC

Register for classes.

Meet the Teachers and Reception Team.
Uniform fitting and orders taken ready for the start of term.


Saturday 2nd - Classes resume after the Summer Break.

A1 Family Fundraising Event - TBC
Celebration of Achievement & Presentation of Certificates & Rainbow & Frances Dawson Awards.


Thursday 26th - The Nutcracker
A1 Family Outing to see the Russian National Ballet's production of The Nutcracker at The Brindley.


Saturday 25th (Provisional Date) - NATD Exam Session

Please see exam info. on Member's area. Exam fees to be in by Saturday 14th October.

(Times to be confirmed once fees are in & the Exam board have approved the Timetable)


Break up for Christmas - After classes on Monday 18th

Dates For Your Diary 2016


Saturday 3rd - Term Commences

NEW First Steps Street Dance class Starts Saturday 3rd September.

To get details & reserve a place in the First Steps Street Dance Class click here.

NEW Junior Beginners Ballet & Modern class Starts Saturday 3rd September.

To get details & reserve a place in the Junior Beginners Ballet & Modern Class click here.

Sunday 11th

CPD - Teacher's Safeguarding Course at Cheshire Dance


Sunday 2nd - NATD AGM & Workshop Day


Saturday 8th - Question & Answer session 10:10am at Hope Corner

Monday 10th - Question & Answer session 6:10pm at Hope Corner


Bags 2 School - Bags given out - Money raised will go to the Costume Fund

Please return your donations to Hope Corner classes on Monday 28th November or Saturday 3rd December.


Thursday 10th

CPD - Age Well Training at Runcorn Town Hall

Saturday 26th - NATD Exam Session

See exam details here


Sunday 4th - A1 Family Fundraiser at Churchill Hall, Runcorn.
Family Bingo, Raffle & Refreshments. More info on this coming soon.
Please collect together any unwanted items suitable for raffle or bingo prizes & bring them in on either Monday 28th Nov. Or Saturday 3rd Dec. Money raised will go to the Costume Fund.


Saturday 17th - Term Ends

Sunday 18th - A Christmas Showcase